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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 10, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Mutschler Hardwood kitchens new Homes remodelling or renovating Morse amp Butler do it yours if Well do it together Well do it All oof Call for free estimate today see the Putschler Kitchen display at Griffin electric Morse amp Butler inc. Designers a vol ii i lilt is Kitchen Bath amp Home remodeler 307 North St. Dial 442-6359 Bennington it. Now racing daily double twin double air conditioned club House dining room co then menu no Central Vermont Seward Alaska up a the first ship Ever constructed in Alaska was built near the site of this City for Alexander Baranof and his russian colonists. It was a too tonner and it was christened Phoenix after the legendary Bird that arose to great Heights of splendor from its own ashes. That was a Century and a half ago. Today another Phoenix arises Here the City of Seward. When the earthquake of 1964 struck Alaska it practically destroyed Seward a lifeline its Railroad terminal its Small boat Harbor and its piers. There was considerable discussion Over whether these facilities should be rebuilt but president Johnson and his advisors agreed Seward should be salvaged. Actually Seward has been on the map Only since 1903, although its Broad Harbor resurrection Bay has been a favorite Anchorage since the time of the russians. A Beaver Tail of the North Pacific resurrection Bay is protected from storms at sea by ranks and stanchions of mountains and it is kept ice free by the warm swirl of the japanese current. It was no Accident that an englishman named Shields chose this place to build Baranof s vessel Phoenix. And it was no Accident that three men in the summer of 1914 picked this place for the Ocean terminus of the Alaska Railroad. The three Thomas Riggs of the alaskan Boundary Survey commission William Edes of the Southern Pacific Railroad and it. Frederick Mears of the . Army made their recommendation on the basis of a Field Survey. The town at that time was the terminus of two stillborn railroads the Alaska Central and the Alaska Northern. Pentagon ends project Camelot Washington up a the defense department announced Friday that it is terminating project Camelot an undertaking designed to develop ways for forecasting unrest and revolution in developing countries. The project Drew its name from the legendary meeting place of King Arthur and his knights. It was conducted by the and some social scientists. Criticism was levelled at the program after the . Ambassador to Chile Ralph a. Dugan protested an Effort to recruit professors in that country for the project. In its announcement today the Pentagon said the incident in Chile had a confirmed the fears Quot that the Camelot approach was impractical and the program therefore was being terminated. The announcement said that about $300,000 had been spent since last August in a study to determine whether the project should be undertaken. A plan had been worked out calling for a $4 million behavioural research program in various countries Over the next three to five years. These lines had succeeded in laying too Miles of track before deficits put them out of business. At the direction of president Woodrow Wilson the . Government took Over the task of building the line northward into the Interior. Until this time Seward a Commerce consisted mainly of loading dog sleds with the cargo of the ships that stopped by. The Railroad made it a City. When the earthquake struck it was almost a fatal blow. The tidal wave that followed the quake clipped the waterfront from Seward As of it had been done with a pair of giant shears. The enormity of the damage was evidenced by estimates that it would take about $18 million to put Back into working order the Railroad terminal its Ocean docks the Small boat Harbor the City Dock the Airfield damaged municipal and state buildings and broken sewer and water Mains. Automated . Bigger buying Power user duper Market depot Street Bennington it. I Dos i let a Leaky Hooe has yol r Home High winds can raise old roofing and lat rain soap in for free estimate Call Monument roofing amp shoot Metal co. 115 Pratt St. Tai. 442-2317 in in 12�?o family size free Teflon fan 7.50 value with the Purchase of any electric Range Dupont Teflon make this extra thick aluminium Skillet Futtick free. A he Dean in second Irit Hont Coar Tajc. Nylon Spatula included. A giant Redwood tree sold with every lot Bennington Banner saturday july to 1985�?7 Visalia Calif. Up a a giant Redwood tree with every lot. That a the motto of real estate broker Lewis c. Leppel Man. Leppelman a natural resource enthusiast decided some years ago to find a Way to save the giant Sequoia Trees and sell real estate at the same time. He hit upon the idea of Selling lots with one of the Trees on them and it seems to have caught on. Volkswagen Agency started Earth moving work acre lot Mouth of Bennington Village that Ham been chosen Wagon Dealership. The lot is just South of the big Benn upper left in picture above. John Patterson of Pownal is excavation. General contractor for the project is package Bury mass. New via Jency ii ii i i Al i ii ii 7 j a when the Public found out about our lots thousands of visitors poured into the tract to buy up the property and the Trees Quot he said. Leppelman guarantees the safety of the Trees by a clause in the deed that the Trees must be protected. Quot the a is verboten Quot he said. Quot in fact the Only thing you done to need permission to remove Are the Leppelman is what his competitors Call a wilderness real estate broker. He sold hundreds of acres subdividing the acreage in lots of from one third to to or More acres. Quot there Are some who want to be Remote but not too he said. Quot they want to be Remote in the sense that they like the wilderness but they Don t want to be Remote in the sense that they Are the Only ones Leppelman actually has three offices in three locations. The one with the Redwood Trees is Williams honors grounds la arbours began this week on a Uvea the site for a new Volks Motel. . 7 is visible at handling Earth moving and builders inc. Of shrews Buckler quake ravished Seward is Baek Oil Hie map a Quot Ain to re soul ii construction plans have been announced by Hansen Macphee engineering co. Of Waltham mass., new England distributor for Volkswagen cars for a new building for the Bennington Dealership. Work began this week the building will be situated on a five acre lot Between the Benn View and big Benn motels on the West Side of . 7, South of Bennington Village. The a shaped Structure will have about 7,000 Square feet of floor space according to a company spokes Man and will follow the National Standard design for vow buildings. The new vow Agency will be of steel and Concrete and will have a showroom offices repair shop and storage area and a parts storage room. The service area will tie equipped with eight work stalls six lifts and a washstand and the latest vow service equipment. General contractor for the project is package builders inc. Of i i i n re joins Hollywood up a Dan Duryea is the latest Star to join the cast of Quot the f Light of the Phenix Quot headlined by James Stewart. Of Village Shrewsbury mass. Monument motors the local vow Dealership plans to occupy its new quarters by september. The Agency is now housed in a building on North Bennington Road. Hursur Farizi Quot sri Lur mile it f Hon or 67 a bids for the resurfacing of a slightly Over a mile of Vermont 67a in North Bennington Are being sought in an advertisement in the Banner placed by the state department of highways. The bids notice Calls for the laying of one Inch of bituminous mix on the stretch of the state Highway beginning at the Village s East Boundary and running northwesterly for about 1.03 Miles. Bids Are to be submitted to the departments Headquarters in Montpelier by la a.m., Friday july in. Further information about the work specifications and bid proposals May be obtained at the office of District Highway of Engineer Ivor s. Pelsue in Bennington As Well As at the Mon Eider office. Williamstown mass. A five buildings and grounds employees of Williams College with a total of 46 years of service were honoured at a retirement dinner held last week at Baxter Hall. They Are Arthur o. Boulerice of North Adams 12 years As a fireman in the Central heating Plant Albert l. Thomason of Pownal 11 years As custodian in the chemistry Laboratory Wilfred a. Barry of Williamstown 13 years As a watchman Charles Russett of North Adams two years As a custodian and a caretaker at it. Hope for More than a dozen years and Louis Roy of North Adams a Painter for eight years. The speaker was Horace e. Pete Delisser assistant professor of physical education. Chairman for the dinner was Richard Libardi chief Engineer who also presented gifts according to years of service. Otto for 7 Hollywood up a Otto Preminger signed an agreement to film seven pictures for Paramount the second of which will be Quot hurry called Sequoia Crest six Miles off California Highway 190. The Trees Are from 35 to 2,500 years old and some Are up to 95 feet in circumference. The larger ones contain enough Wood to construct five two bedroom houses. Quot we re proud of the people who buy these Trees Quot he said Quot you Don t see paper bags bottles and Beer cans strewn around the area like you do where the Public does no to give a he said Many retired couples presently Are building Homes in the subdivision. Quot so Many other people have asked us about owning a giant Redwood that we be been forced to open another Leppelman said he believes recreational land such As he is subdividing will be gone. Quot it will be in very Small parcels and it will sell at Premium prices Quot he said. Quot Many people realize this and Are not going to be left out Frost Road Home builder John m. Moore of Arlington and his construction Crew started work Early thursday morning on a new Home for Robert Santway on Frost Road. By 2 . They had made this much Progress. The House was manufactured by Hodgson Homes inc. According to Santway a own design it is one Story has three bedrooms and two Baths. Buckler North Bonnington Road Banning ton it. Contractor Quot Hawk Quot Dufresne Cloverdale ice Cream van., straw., amp Choc. Home conversion general contractor Howard Hawk Dufresne left of Manchester and electrical contractor Jerry Tyler of Dorset have just completed conversion of the heating system in Dufresne s own Home in background to electric heat. Breen practices Vav hat he preaches Manchester one Man who Quot practices what he preaches Quot where Home construction is concerned is builder Howard Dufresne. For Dufresne a Man of convictions and quiet persuasiveness and a staunch believer in the Virtues of of electric heating who has been enthusiastic in recommending it for others has just converted the heating system in his own Home on Highland Avenue Here. Personally sold on this Type of heating since he Quot pioneered Quot the first Gold medallion Home in the area for Clifford Weymouth in the Village Dufresne who is in his 20th year As owner and manager of the oldest contracting firm in Manchester Points to the special advantages of electric Home heating in this ski Region where a Large group of Absentee owners of second Homes Are besieged by Winter heat problems. Quot Many of the houses hereabouts Are occupied Only on weekends and left unattended the rest of the time Quot said Dufresne. The amount of Money spend on repairing damages caused by heat interruptions in this area is Quot extremely High Quot he said. To the question Quot what happens during a Power failure Quot the builder answers simply Quot no heat just like with Dufresne asserts however that because of the simplicity and dependability of electric heating operation of the system resumes the instant the Power returns where As it is not uncommon for other types of heating systems to fall to ignite at this Point. With electrical contractor Terry Tyler of Dorset Dufresne has also installed electric heating in the Manchester Homes of mrs. Helen Reilly Fritz Pruyn and that of mrs. W. T. Dobson now under construction and in the Dorset properties of Joseph Owens Fred Burghard and Jack Sawyer. Two of these installations included greenhouses. 18x27 scatter rugs 98< each Haynes amp Kane inc. Dial 7-7133 434 main St Bennington it. Electric Range electricity Cooks rings around the rest. Features that make it exciting a King size oven. Even baking on any rack a two step timer. Automatically turns oven on off at pre set times a full Coil heating. Surface units beat nil Over even at lowest settings Fine tune for infinite heat selection a Eye glance controls. R ate bending and peering a single dial oven control. Starts oven and sets temperature in a single turn a lift off oven door and plug out oven Heaters. For easy cleaning 30&Quot Westinghouse nameless you can be sure if it s Westinghouse

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